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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 14:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 33' South, Longitude: 34° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.90 meters/second, 1659.3 km/hour, 1031.0 miles/hour or 895.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.18 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.18 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.0"1030.97 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 misouth1030.96 mi
24 hours0° 03' 57.4"4.53 miwest0° 22' 41.7"25.99 misouth26.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 14:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 20' North, Longitude: 107° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.04 meters/second, 1558.9 km/hour, 968.7 miles/hour or 841.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.14 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 31' 02.9"968.46 miwest0° 07' 54.5"9.06 misouth968.81 mi
24 hours11° 34' 21.1"772.06 mieast3° 31' 21.8"242.17 misouth814.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
João PessoaTue 11:04 AM95 km59 miles51 nmSouthwest SW
NatalTue 11:04 AM144 km90 miles78 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeTue 11:04 AM186 km116 miles100 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Campina GrandeTue 11:04 AM195 km121 miles105 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fernando de NoronhaTue 12:04 PM355 km221 miles192 nmNortheast NE
MaceióTue 11:04 AM383 km238 miles207 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaTue 11:04 AM575 km358 miles311 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorTue 11:04 AM850 km528 miles459 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémTue 11:04 AM1682 km1045 miles908 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaTue 11:04 AM1808 km1123 miles976 nmSouthwest SW
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